Alumni Board

Alumni Board

The Alumni Board is an advisory group responsible for contributing to, and supporting the development of activities for alumni and friends of the college.

Alumni Board

The Alumni Board serves as the conduit between the college and its alumni. It is comprised of members from a variety of Grady majors, professions, geographical areas and graduation years.

Members of the 2022-2023 Alumni Board in Spring 2023 included

(Front Row, l. to. r.):
Michael Gray, Robby Thomas, Debbie Ebalobo, Quanza Brooks Griffin, Tracy Brown, Stephanie Jordan, Eleni Farmakis, Heather Adams, Jane Kidd.

(Back row, l. to r.):
Katie Sorrels, Michael Trujillo, Erinia Lambeth, Scott Lusk, Daniel Sattelmeyer, Jill Lutz, Jessica Weeks, Chuck Reece. Not pictured: Chase Cain, Ryan Carty, Kristin Craig, Nick Fouriezos, Q McElroy, Ashley Methvin, Sara Robertson, Charlie Sutlive, Colleen Swanger, Pepper White.

Members of the 2022-2023 Alumni Board

Heather Dixon Adams

(ABJ ’98)
Choice Media Communications

Tracy Brown

(ABJ ’88)
Chicago Public Media

Chase Cain

(ABJ ’05)

Ryan Carty

(ABJ ’09)
Management Leadership for Tomorrow

Kristin Craig

(ABJ ’97)
Television Producer

Previous Alumni Boards

Click to see alumni who have served the past several years on the Alumni Board.


“Being a Bulldog is an honor and a privilege. To be a part of this academic community means the world to me. With intention, I carry the UGA spirit of innovation with me wherever I go.”

Erina Lambeth

ABJ ’87


“I’m passionate about helping students understand the infinite pathways that can exist for them to pursue their goals if they’re open-minded.”

Robby Thomas

ABJ ’04


“I’m excited to have a small part in connecting real world experience to higher education and keeping UGA at the forefront of fostering students to become the next generation of content creators joining the ranks.”

Daniel Sattelmeyer

ABJ ’08

Additional Information

Explore the UGA Promotion and Tenure documents for UGA and Grady College.

Past Boards

We are grateful for the service and continued support of previous members of the Grady Society Alumni Board.


Front row l. to r.: Ashley Methvin (ABJ ’85), Heather Adams (ABJ ’98), Tracy Brown (ABJ ’88), Stephanie Jordan (ABJ ’02), Keysha Lee (ABJ ’97), Jessica Weeks (ABJ ’99), Kristin Craig (ABJ ’97), Quanza Brooks-Griffin (ABJ ’01), Jill Lutz (ABJ ’97)

Back row l. to r.: Lauren Izzo (ABJ ’05, MA ’07), Jon-Michael Sullivan (ABJ ’10), Cal Callaway (ABJ ’78), Charlie Sutlive (ABJ ’94), Michael Trujillo (ABJ ’05), Colleen Swanger (ABJ ’89), Chase Cain (ABJ ’05), Debbie Ebalobo (ABJ ’10).

Not pictured: ER Anderson (ABJ ’88, MMC ’89), Ryan Carty (ABJ ’09), Nick Fouriezos (ABJ ’14), Michael Gray (ABJ ’11), Ashley Hurst (ABJ ’06), Ashley McMaster (ABJ ’06), Chuck Reece (ABJ ’94), Sara Robertson (ABJ ’99), Pepper White (ABJ ’98).


Front row l. to r.: Nick Fouriezos (ABJ ’14), Lauren Izzo (ABJ ’05, MA ’07), Michael Gray (ABJ ’11), Tracy Brown (ABJ ’88), Jon-Michael Sullivan (ABJ ’10).
Back row l. to r.: E.R. Anderson (ABJ ’88, MMC ’89), Cal Callaway (ABJ ’78), Keysha Lee (ABJ ’97), Heather Adams (ABJ ’98), Jill Lutz (ABJ ’97), Michael Trujillo (ABJ ’08).

Not pictured: Baron Brown (ABJ ’09), Will Carr (ABJ ’06), Ashley Hurst (ABJ ’06), Stephanie Gallman Jordan (ABJ ’02), Lindsey Marcec (ABJ ’04), Ashley McMaster (ABJ ’06), Ashley Methvin (ABJ ’85), Chad Mumm (ABJ ’08), Chuck Reece (ABJ ’94), Laura Reese (ABJ ’90), Sara Robertson (ABJ ’99), Mandi Woodruff Santos (ABJ ’09), Abby Todd (ABJ ’08), Jim Wallace (ABJ ’75), Pepper White (ABJ ’98).

GSAB Fall 2021 (Photo: Sarah Freeman)


Front row l. to r.: Will Carr, Tracy Brown, Baron Brown, E.R. Anderson, Brooke Perez, Cal Callaway, Jim Callis, Jim Wallace, Heather Adams, Lauren Izzo, Laura Reese
Back row l. to r.: Jeremy Friedman, Chad Mumm, Michael Abramowitz, Michael Gray, Alex Wallace, Ashley Hurst, Dana Todd, Jon-Michael Sullivan, Keysha Lee

Not pictured: Lorraine Hawley, Dan Johnson, Lindsey Marcec, Mandi Santos, Maria Taylor, Abby Todd


Spring 2018, Front row l. to r.:Kay Flowers Johnson (ABJ ’83), Baron Brown (ABJ ’09), Will Ostick (ABJ ’88), Michael Gray (ABJ ’11), Abby Todd (ABJ ’08),Brooke Perez (ABJ ’08),Tracy Brown (ABJ ’88),Dana Todd (ABJ ’91), Heather Adams (ABJ ’98), Lindsey Marcec (ABJ ’04), Laura Reese (ABJ ’90), Alex Wallace (ABJ ’04), Peter Dale (ABJ ’99).

Back row l. to r.: Matt Schiavone (ABJ ’05), Mallory Schroth (ABJ ’08), Jeremy Friedman (ABJ ’96), Ben Mayer (ABJ ’06), Bryan Harris (MA ’03), Rachel Fox (ABJ ’97), Michael Abramowitz (ABJ ’90), Jim Wallace (ABJ ’75), Jim Callis (ABJ ’88), Dean Charles Davis (MA ’92), Tim Davies (ABJ ’84).

Not pictured: Carole Munroe (ABJ ’82), Laura Cushing (ABJ ’97), Elaine Reyes (ABJ ’97) , Lauren Izzo (ABJ ’05, MA ’07), , Abbi McCollum (ABJ ’03), Kristen Manion Taylor (ABJ ’96)


Front row l. to r.: Will Ostick (ABJ ’88), Carole Munroe (ABJ ’82),Laura Cushing (ABJ ’97), Elaine Reyes (ABJ ’97), Susan Percy (ABJ ’66),Tracy Brown (ABJ ’88), Brooke Perez (ABJ ’08), Ashley Callahan (ABJ ’04), Dana Todd (ABJ ’91),Robert Hydrick (ABJ ’84), Jeremy Friedman (ABJ ’96), Kay Flowers Johnson (ABJ ’83), Jason Boyd (MA ’03).

Back row l. to r.: Tim Davies (ABJ ’84),Matt Schiavone (ABJ ’05), Abbi McCollum (ABJ ’03), Lauren Izzo (ABJ ’05, MA ’07), Bryan Harris (MA ’03), Michael Abramowitz (ABJ ’90), Jim Callis (ABJ ’88) and Peter Dale (ABJ ’99).

Not pictured: Tiffany Johns (ABJ ’95), Ben Mayer (ABJ ’06), Mallory Schroth (ABJ ’08), Meredith Seacrest (ABJ ’03), Kristen Manion Taylor (ABJ ’96)

2016 – 2017

Front row l. to r.: Carole Munroe (ABJ ’82), Kay Flowers Johnson (ABJ ’83), Susan Percy (ABJ ’66), Eric NeSmith (ABJ ’02), Ashley Callahan (ABJ ’04), Robert Hydrick (ABJ ’84), Tim Davies (ABJ ’84), Will Ostick (ABJ ’88).

Back row l. to r.: Peter Dale (ABJ ’99), Jason Boyd (MA ’03), Elaine Reyes (ABJ ’97), Mallory Schroth (ABJ ’08), Lauren Izzo (ABJ ’05, MA ’07), Dana Todd (ABJ ’91), Tracy Brown (ABJ ’88), Bryan Harris (MA ’03)

Not pictured: Laura Cushing (ABJ ’97), Tiffany Johns (ABJ ’95), Ben Mayer (ABJ ’06), Abbi McCollum (ABJ ’03), Matt Schiavone (ABJ ’05), Meredith Seacrest (ABJ ’03), Kristen Manion Taylor (ABJ ’96)

Spring 2015

First row: Bryan Harris (MA ’03), Tracy Brown(ABJ ’88), Abbi McCollum(ABJ ’03),
Kay Flowers Johnson (ABJ ’83), Ashley Callahan (ABJ ’04), Susan Percy (ABJ ’66), Brent Hyams (ABJ ’94), Danna Todd (ABJ ’91), William Ostick (ABJ ’88), Elaine Reyes (ABJ ’97), Laura Cushing (ABJ ’97)

Back row: Diane Murray (ABJ ’89), Lauren Buechner Izzo (ABJ ’05, MA ’07), Matt Schiavone (ABJ ’05), Mallory Perkins Schroth (ABJ ’08), Robert Hydrick (ABJ ’84), Ben Mayer (ABJ ’06), Eric NeSmith (ABJ ’02), Jason Boyd (MA’ 03), Tim Davies (ABJ ’84)

Fall 2015

Front row l-r: Carole (Jackson) Munroe (ABJ ’82),Kay Flowers Johnson(ABJ ’83), Tim Davies (ABJ ’84), Susan Percy (ABJ ’66), Robert Hydrick (ABJ ’84), Eric NeSmith (ABJ ’02), Bryan Harris (MA ’03), Meredith Seacrest (ABJ ’03), Ashley Callahan (ABJ ’04), Dana Todd (ABJ ’91), Jason Boyd (MA ’03)

Back row l-r: Peter Dale (ABJ ’99), Tracy Brown (ABJ ’88), Mary Paige Adams (ABJ ’98), Laura Cushing (ABJ ’97), Mallory Perkins Schroth (ABJ ’08), Tiffany Johns (ABJ ’95), Mary Leslie Scott (ABJ ’80), Ben Mayer(ABJ ’06)

Not pictured: Vivian Greentree (ABJ ’00), Brent Hyams (ABJ ’94), Lauren Buechner Izzo (ABJ ’05, MA ’07), Les Simpson (ABJ ’87), Kristen Manion Taylor (ABJ ’96)


First row l-r: Roger Strauss (ABJ ’80), Selwyn Crawford (ABJ ’81),Tracy Brown(ABJ ‘88),Lauren Buechner (ABJ ’05, MA ’07), Valerie Elston (ABJ ’04), Eric NeSmith (ABJ ’02), Jody Danneman (ABJ ’88), Cynthia Harris (ABJ ’94), Mary Leslie Scott (ABJ ’80),Jason Boyd (MA’ 03)

Second row l-r: Chris Decherd (ABJ ’90), Eddie Garrett (BSA ’94, MBA ’08), Mary Paige Adams(ABJ ’98),Ashley Callahan Hayes (ABJ ‘05), Brent Hyams (ABJ ’94), Mike Martin (ABJ ’95), Mesha Chance Wind (ABJ ’88), Amanda Rosseter Schab (ABJ ‘ 90), Michael P. McCarroll (ABJ ’00),Susan Percy (ABJ ’66)

Not pictured: Bryan Harris (MA ’03), Bill Hartman (ABJ ’70), Bryan Salas (ABJ ’87), Steve Sears (ABJ ’90), Les Simpson (ABJ ’87), Katherine Strate (ABJ ’09), Dana Todd (ABJ ’91)


First row l-r: Jeff Jowdy (ABJ ’83), Eddie Garrett (BSA ’94, MBA ’08), Katherine Strate(ABJ ’09), Jennifer Sloan (ABJ ’86), Cynthia Harris (ABJ ’94), Valerie Elston (ABJ ’04)

Second row l-r: Bryan Harris (MA ’03), Amanda Pressman-Smoot (ABJ ’00), Mesha Chance Wind (ABJ ’90), Jody Danneman (ABJ ’88), Scott Williamson (MMC ’92), Eric NeSmith (ABJ ’02), Josh Jackson (ABJ ’94), Selwyn Crawford (ABJ ’81), Chris Decherd (ABJ ’90)

Not pictured: Amanda Rosseter Schab (ABJ ‘ 90), Steve Sears (ABJ ’90)


Left to right: Jody Danneman (ABJ ’88), Josh Jackson (ABJ ‘94), Jennifer Sloan (ABJ ‘86), Scott Williamson (MMC ‘92), Amanda Rosseter Schab (ABJ ’90), Cynthia Harris (ABJ ‘94) Eric NeSmith (ABJ ‘02)

Not pictured: Mark Garrison (ABJ ’01), Jeff Jowdy (ABJ ’83), Steve Sears (ABJ ’90), Mesha Wind (ABJ ’90)